has a feature called Tough Critics
, getting 5th-graders to review new music releases. Today they reviewed
Godspeed You! Black Emperor's We Drift Like Worried Fire
They decided it was missing something...> [more inside]
Jay-Z + Chrono Trigger = Chrono Jigga
explores the connection between Africa, North and South America with tasteful remixes
You've probably always wondered what it would sound like if someone mashed up Justin Bieber's Baby
with Slipknot's Psychosocial
. It sounds like this
, and it's remarkably good. [more inside]
DJ Schmolli - Perfect Love
. In a previous FPP a number of Mefites liked his work, so I thought I'd pass this new piece of his along for your mashup viewing pleasure.
DJ Earworm has released his annual "United State of Pop" mashup of the year's 25 most popular songs according to Billboard's charts: Shine Brighter
. [more inside]
is a holiday hack brought to you by This Is My Jam
. It generates an automated megamix of any user's last year of jams. [more inside]
Daniel Kim is back again this year with the Pop Danthology 2012
, a mega mash-up of 55 pop songs from 2012 (SLYT).
dj bc's beloved holiday mashup series Santastic returns with Santastic Seven: It's a Wonderful Mash
The fact that many of the actors in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy have previously portrayed high school characters has resulted in an extended trailer mashup resetting the Batman series as a teen comedy.
SLYT of a Portuguese performance of the Wizard of Oz with a missing dance number
added to the show.
The same songs you've heard time and time again can be reinvigorated with a little remixing and mashing-up. Presenting the wild, wild world of Christmas mashups, starting off with a wide array of Christmas mashup music videos
, such as "Rudolph (You Don't Have to Put on the Red Light)
" or the rather trippy "Pump Up the Holiday
". (However, there's quite
a few more links inside the post.) [more inside]
is a music and video producer, remixer and DJ based in Athens who creates mashup remixes
, (like Deep and Sour
and Looking for Sunshine
) and a few parodies
. His latest remix was released yesterday: "PopLove
." [more inside]
Stayin' Alive In The Wall
In an attempt to distract myself from current events and tomorrow's election hilarity, I found this, which I now share with you.
IMDB top 250
(+ 53 ) films in 2.5 minutes. (some NSFW content)
In the spirit of Halloween and scary movies: a remix of Mr. Sandman set to a supercut of some of the spookiest scenes from horror cinema: Full-On Lovemaking
. Warning, NSFW. Further warnings for the squeamish below the jump. [more inside]
Breaking Bad dialogue via the jarring yet oddly fitting medium of Calvin & Hobbes strips.
Clayton Hanson takes dialogue from Breaking Bad episodes and inserts them into Calvin & Hobbes strips. He's done all the seasons to date. In a recent interview with the Washington City Paper
, he talked more about his inspiration, his process, and his lawyer.
(Calvin & Hobbes & Copyright previously on the grey
is probably best known around the internet for his ragtime reinterpretation of classic 80's hits
), but that's certainly not the only thing he's done. There are the relatively straighter covers
, for example. And then there's the other stuff. [more inside]
is a mashup site that allows you to combine gifs and youtube audio in a manner similar to YTMND. Gif Sound The Video is a compilation
(NSFW language) of the top rated videos from r/GifSounds
GRiZ - Mad Liberation.
Take a 21 year old bedroom producer from Michigan, raise them on the the internet with a near complete access to the history of modern music with a focus on electronic/dance and apparently you get this incredibly humanistic and cross-cultural album that's both homage, monument and appropriation of hundreds of influences in modern music in an incredibly dubby dubstep framework. (Free album download here.
Breaking Bad Remix (Seasons 1 and 2)
from the indefatigable placeboing
. [potential spoilers if you haven't seen it, but then if you haven't seen it, you probably won't get it anyway]
In the mid-1950s, Dickie Goodman
was a struggling song writer working with song publisher Bill Buchanan
, when the two men came up with the idea of a fake radio program interrupted by a UFO attack (similar to the hoax Orson Welles broadcast of War of the Worlds
), except in this case, the aliens spoke the language of rock 'n' roll. The result was Flying Saucer, Parts 1 and 2
on Luniverse Records
, the first novelty break-in record
and a forerunner to the modern mashup
. [more inside]
Gotye makes a mashup/remix
of youtube covers of his hit single - "Reluctant as I am to add to the mountain of interpretations of Somebody That I Used To Know seemingly taking over their own area of the internet, I couldn't resist the massive remixability that such a large, varied yet connected bundle of source material offered.
Carly Rae Jepsen based
"Call Me Maybe" on Annie Lennox's "Walking on Broken Glass". Rostam Batmanglij of Vampire Weekend (wiki
) mashed the two together: "Call Me on Broken Glass
". (Bonus Lennox mashup link: "Sweet Dreams" vs. "Can't Touch This" and many others).
Hockey highlights with soccer announcers.
Come for the highlights, stay for the Scottish broadcaster's analogies.
Mashup-Germany - "The Day the Music Died" (YouTube
) and "Hey Jude, I'll Be There
) is a video artist who creates bizarre
(NSFW audio, also previously
) Dadaist pastiches of pop-culture. His latest video
(NSFW) is a confusing and relentless satire of YouTube culture that is equal parts ambitious and absurd. Yes, even more ambitious than a comprehensive playthrough of a Sonic the Hedgehog game that doesn't technically exist
We've seen musical video mashups before
, but what happens when you cross the infectious, subliminal grooves of Meat Beat Manifesto with found video clips? You get THE FORGER
. Check out these videos: Forgery!
- Michael Jackson Bumbaclot Element
- My Son The DJ The Forger
- The Good The Bad And The Forger
. Core Grooves/Breakdown
- Another Breakdown
- The Bumbaclot Upset
- Musica Soul (Via Waxy and Dangerous Minds)
is a fan-made mash-up of Nintendo and Valve Software's games, with a 4-player co-op mode and a level editor. And as a nod to Team Fortress
, there are hats
. Downloadable for PC, OS X and Linux.[via
) has created another Spielberg/funny pages mashup: E.T. + Garfield [more inside]
Cassetteboy vs The News [SLYT, maybe NSFW].
A seamless mashup of fifteen BBC News episodes.
"What if you took the audio from an extended trailer for Forrest Gump and matched to clips from [The Simpsons]? Well, you don’t have to, someone else did and it is fantastic
(SLYT)" [more inside]
In the last decade, no organ of music criticism has wielded as much influence as Pitchfork. It is the only publication, online or print, that can have a decisive effect on a musician or band’s career.... [W]hatever attracts people to Pitchfork, it isn’t the writing. Even writers who admire the site’s reviews almost always feel obliged to describe the prose as “uneven,” and that’s charitable. Pitchfork has a very specific scoring system that grades albums on a scale from 0.0 to 10.0, and that accounts for some of the site’s appeal, but it can’t just be the scores.... How has Pitchfork succeeded where so many other websites and magazines have not? And why is that success depressing?
A lengthy history and review of Pitchfork [Media]
, from an inexpensive online alternative to a music zine, to "indie" music kingmaker, and thoughts on pop music (criticism). [more inside]